Thursday, April 18, 2013

D Purandeswari Inaugurates India Show in Panama


The Minister of State in the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Dr. D Purandeswari today inaugurated the India Show in Panama. Speaking during the inauguration, the Indian Minister emphasised on enhanced cooperation and engagements between India and Panama. She exhorted the business leaders of both the sides to increase the trade and investments to next level.

She also emphasised that the visa regime between two countries should be liberalised besides a general Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for trade and economic cooperation between both the countries may be signed.

Mr. Ricardo Antonio Quijano Jimenez, Commerce and Industry Minister of Panama, Mr. Irvin A. Halman, President of Panama Chambers of Commerce, and Indian Ambassador to Panama Mr. Yogeshwar Varma, were also present during the inauguration of India Show.

Before the India Show, Dr. D Purandeswari also participated in the Expocomer Fair 2013 of Panama. Expocomer fair was inaugurated by Mr. Ricardo Martinelli, President of Panama. Others present included Governor of Pueto Rico, various ministers of government of Panama and representatives of Panama Chambers of Commerce and CII.

Dr. D Purandeswari also expressed that Panama should conduct a road show in India shortly and exchange of business delegations between both the countries should also take place.